University of East Anglia
Actuarial and Data Science (MMath) MMath
University of East Anglia

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 160 graduates of Actuarial and Data Science (MMath) MMath and other courses in at University of East Anglia for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
160 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Information Systems

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28000 £33000 £40000
25-75 percentile range £24000 - £32000 £25000 - £42500 £27000 - £46500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Information Systems

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24467 £25793 £31324
25-75 percentile range £20061 - £29642 £19440 - £34055 £22489 - £43231

Course Description


The fourth year of the programme will allow you to expand your skills beyond that of a standard graduate. You will have the opportunity to increase your computing, communication and business awareness skills to provide the potential for you to be an asset to any potential employer. 

Actuarial Science is exciting, challengin Study the art of risk: measuring it, assessing it, managing it, mitigating it – and sometimes profiting from it. 

Crossing the road, making a cup of tea, flying on holiday, starting a new business: nearly everything in life encompasses an element of risk. And to an Actuary, risk is everything. If you’re strong on mathematics and have an interest in business and economics, are fascinated by world events and not afraid to take an educated gamble, a career in this small but growing (and pretty lucrative) profession could be ideal. 

Our integrated Master’s in Actuarial and Data Science will teach you how to look to the future from a business perspective, assess any likely impact, then put a price on mitigating any risk. And, due to our strong links with industry, you’ll have opportunities to put the theory into practice. g and stimulating – and its skillsets are in increasingly high demand. 

About This Course

If you have a love of mathematics and business but want to work with them in a more applied field, Actuarial Science is a great choice. As well as becoming a professional Actuary, it opens up doors to broader fields including data science and risk management. 

Adding a fourth year to your programme will broaden your skillset and expose you to the world of data science which is an exciting growth area for the actuarial profession. 

Our strong links with industry mean you’ll have unique opportunities to see theory put into practice, and our syllabus includes guest lectures from working professionals, such as experts from Aviva. What’s more, you’ll have the opportunity to gain exemptions from the professional examinations set by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, so you could graduate one step ahead of your competition. 


Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:

Accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries for the purpose of exemption from some professional examinations.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Actuarial and Data Science (MMath), MMath you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Actuarial and Data Science (MMath) MMath at University of East Anglia

40% Finance Professionals
15% Administrative occupations
15% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
0% Secretarial and related occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Information Systems

Qualification requirements

including Mathematics. Science A Levels must include a pass in the practical element. Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.

Only accepted in combination with Scottish Advanced Highers.

including 12 Level 3 credits in Mathematics.

including Mathematics.

including Higher Level 6 in Mathematics.

in IT, Business or a Science based subject alongside A Level Mathematics grade A. excludes BTEC Public Services, BTEC Uniformed Services and BTEC Business Administration.

Principal subjects and A-level combinations are considered - please contact us.

GCSE Requirements: GCSE English Language grade C/4 and GCSE Mathematics grade C/4. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website or email [email protected]

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in each component).

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Actuarial and Data Science (MMath), MMath, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Actuarial and Data Science (MMath) MMath

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
International £20200 year 1
International £22800 year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a government funded research university located in Norwich, England. The university operates from a single campus site which includes the Norwich Research Park and the Bob Champion Research and Education Building, as well a 24-hour library, a concert and gig venue, and the on-campus accommodation.

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